Jonathan Wiegand ’66

Mr. Jon “Pure Fun” Frank Sr., 78, of Crewe, Va., passed away on May 14, 2023. Jon was born on May 19, 1944 to Frank and Irene Wiegand in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After graduating from Council Rock High School in 1962, he went on to study at Hope College in Holland, Michigan and Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Jon had many careers in his life, a math teacher, a computer programmer and his longest career was what he was most passionate about, he was an antique dealer, crafter and furniture maker. The highlight of his career was being selected as one of the top 50 vendors from Virginia for QVC’s “50 in 50” tour. He went on to appear on QVC 2 additional times. Jon was married to the love of his life, Diane for almost 52 years. They were married on June 19, 1971 going on to have four awesome children, Jonathan, Jodee, Heather and Shannon. Jon never really retired, always tinkering around his sheds, making great stuff, asking Diane to paint just a few more “things” and all the while going on antique hunts trying to find that one rare piece. Jon was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Irene. He is survived by his wife, Diane; children, Jonathan (Angela), Jodee (Jeff), Heather and Shannon (Chris); grandchildren Caitlin, Madison, Brian, Nick, Bailey and Kyle; sister, Susan Nelson (Roy); and brother, David Wiegand (Nancy); Scatty (their cat) and numerous nieces and nephews.

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